Referendums : Are you Registered to Vote?
You can check at Offaly County Council’s offices and on-line at www.checktheregister.ie. If you’re not registered, there is time to apply for inclusion in the Supplement in order to vote at the referendums
The referendums will take place on Friday, 22 May 2015. To vote in the referendums you must be an Irish Citizen who meets the qualifying conditions, including a requirement to be 18 years or over on polling day and ordinarily resident at the address at which you want to register. If you are on the register and have moved address recently, you may apply to get on the supplement at your new address.
Press Release: Attention all SME in Offaly
At the March Monthly meeting of Offaly County Council the Elected Members asked that the attached presentation be made available to assist Small and Medium Enterprises and Sole Traders to understand the procurement requirements for Public Service contracts.
One of the most important messages from this presentation is the requirement to register on the appropriate sites in order to compete for these contracts. More info here.
Housing Capital Assistance Scheme
Offaly County Council seeks proposals from Approved Housing Bodies for the construction and/or acquisition of homes to meet the needs of homeless persons, older people and people with a disability. This scheme aims to promote sustainable communities and to foster mixed tenure development. Priority will be given to modest developments of 10-16 dwellings. Details of the conditions of the scheme and the criteria to be used by Offaly County Council in recommending proposals to the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government for approval are available by request. Approved Housing Bodies are asked to complete and submit their proposals to the undersigned by 5 p.m. on Wednesday April 15th.
Community Grants Scheme 2015
This Scheme is aimed at groups and organisations, within the Municipal District of Birr, involved in any of the following activities:
St Patrick’s Day Parades;
Christmas Lights/Accessories in towns/villages;
Other specific events benefitting the community;
and which rely predominantly on fund raising and donations to operate and are not in receipt of significant state subsidies and support.
Notice of deposit of rate book for inspection and of intention to make a rate
Offaly County Council Notice of deposit of rate book for inspection and of intention to make a rate. Notice is hereby given that Offaly County Council is about to make a county rate of the property rateable thereto in the county of Offaly. The annual rate on valuation (ARV) for the ordinary expenditure of Offaly County Council for service of the year ending on 31st December, 2015 is €66.00.